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[movies]Perseid Meteor Shower at Its Peak!
This video shows a compilation of events seen during the peak of the 2010 Perseid meteor shower on Aug. 13, 2010, over Huntsville, Ala. The shower began around July 17, peaked August 12-13 and will be officially over by August 24. The Perseids have been observed for at least 2,000 years and are associated with the comet 109P/Swift-Tuttle. Video: NASA/MSFC/D. Moser, NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office
Keywords: perseid; meteor shower; nasa; astronomy; fireball; marshall space flight center
Downloads: 188
[movies]Stunning View of Lyrids and Earth at Night
On April 21, the 2012 Lyrid meteor shower peaked in the skies over Earth. While NASA allsky cameras were looking up, astronaut Don Pettit aboard the International Space Station trained his video camera on Earth below. Video footage has revealed breathtaking images of meteors ablating -- or burning up -- over Earth at night. This video is a composite of 310 still frames from that evening. (NASA/JSC/Don Pettit)
Keywords: What -- Earth; Lyrid meteor shower; Marshall Space Flight Center; NASA allsky camera; Don Pettit; International Space Station; meteor shower; astronomy
Downloads: 138
[movies]A Grasshopper Goes Stargazing
This brief video shows an unexpected visitor helping NASA astronomers watch for Perseid meteors -- but only for a moment! Video was taken on the night of Aug. 14, 2011, from the NASA camera located at the Tellus Science Center in Cartersville, Ga. The silvery full moon is visible in the lower left portion of the frame. Credt: NASA/MSFC/Meteoroid Environment Office
Keywords: What -- Moon; Marshall Space Flight Center; NASA; Perseids meteor shower; all-sky camera
Downloads: 72
[movies]First Glimpse of 2011 Perseid Meteor Shower
On the night of July 26, allsky cameras of the NASA fireball network detected three Perseid meteors in the skies over Tennessee and Alabama. The first seen by the cameras this year, these meteors are the "advance guard" of the Perseid meteor shower, which peaks on the night of Aug. 12. NASA plans a live Web chat on Aug. 12 to observe the Perseids: http://www.nasa.gov/connect/chat/perseids_2011.html
Keywords: Where -- Alabama; Where -- Tennessee; Marshall Space Flight Center; Bill Cooke; Perseids meteor shower; NASA; space exploration
Downloads: 79
[movies]Asteroid 433 Eros Approaches Earth
Asteroid 433 Eros made a close approach to Earth the morning of January 31st coming within 0.17 AU (15 million miles) of our planet. In this set of images taken that morning, the bright moving dot near the center of the field is the 21 mile long Eros.
Keywords: What -- Earth; Marshall Space Flight Center; Meteoroid Environment Office; Asteroid 433 Eros; meteor shower
Downloads: 120
[movies]Lake Erie Fireball Meteor, Tavistock View
This brief video shows a view of the Aug 8 fireball meteor that entered the atmosphere 54 miles above Lake Erie and moved SSE at 25 km/s, or 55,900 mph. This view is from the all sky camera in Tavistick, Ontario.
Keywords: NASA; Perseids meteor shower; Marshall Space Flight Center; fireball meteor; all-sky camera
Downloads: 106
[movies]Lake Erie Fireball Meteor, Mcmaster View
This brief video shows a view of the Aug 8 fireball meteor that entered the atmosphere 54 miles above Lake Erie and moved SSE at 25 km/s, or 55,900 mph. This view is from the all sky camera in Mcmaster, Ontario.
Keywords: NASA; Perseids meteor shower; Marshall Space Flight Center; fireball meteor; all-sky camera
Downloads: 123
[movies]Lake Erie Fireball Meteor, Orangeville View
This brief video shows a view of the Aug 8 fireball meteor that entered the atmosphere 54 miles above Lake Erie and moved SSE at 25 km/s, or 55,900 mph. This view is from the all sky camera in Orangeville, Ontario.
Keywords: NASA; Perseids meteor shower; Marshall Space Flight Center; fireball meteor; all-sky camera
Downloads: 111
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